As John lies unconscious in hospital Fiz hears the news and sees a glimmer of hope. The police interview Rosie about her kidnap ordeal. She reveals how John schooled her in the details of Colin, Charlotte and Joy’s deaths. But it’s merely hearsay and Chesney warns Fiz they need John to pull through and make his confession. As Chesney waits at the hospital John starts to arrest and the crash team rush to his side. It seems Fiz’s fate rests in dying John’s hands.
Feeling guilty Cheryl apologises to Lloyd for their row. But Chris corners Cheryl, telling her she doesn’t really love Lloyd, she loves him, and he kisses her passionately
The cracks begin to show at Underworld as Carla tries in vain to drum up more business for the factory, leaving the staff debating jumping from the sinking ship.
Also, Mary’s furious when Sylvia wins first prize in a competition after stealing her answer.
*Second episode, 8.30pm*
John makes a bedside confession. As the crash team manage to get John’s heart going again, Fiz visits her dying husband. At the hospital John regains consciousness as Fiz arrives with Hope. Though clearly in a lot of pain, he makes a statement to the police, and in his bedside confession he confirms that Fiz had nothing to do with the murders.
As John explains he was hiding out in Anglesey and had no idea she’d been arrested Fiz forgives him, admitting that despite everything she’ll always love him. Choked with emotion John holds Hope closely as Fiz sobs for what could have been. Then John closes his eyes and passes away.
Chris puts pressure on Cheryl to dump Lloyd, but she’s torn, not wanting to hurt Lloyd. Seizing the initiative Chris tells Russ that he and Cheryl are getting back together and they’re going to be a family again soon.
Also, Mary can’t let Sylvia’s cheating go; Karl plans a poker night.